Financially supporting individuals studying or working in the field, to obtain a ECE diploma and become eligible to apply for membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE).



Supporting professional development and ongoing quality improvement for child care program supervisors, or those aspiring to become one. Introducing the Leadership certification, an extension to the Qualifications Upgrade program.

Essential ECE

Grant Benefits

The ECE Grants program offers financial support through education, travel, and training grants. Be proactive and share the benefits with someone this may be of interest to. Financial assistance may be all they need to further their career.




We are currently accepting applications for full-time and part-time studies for the Fall 2020 semester.

Full-Time & Part-Time Studies

Financial support for child care development career advancement with programs that work around you.

Open to All Ages

It's never too early or late to apply for financial support towards professional development opportunities.

Study Online or at a Distance

Take advantage of financial support to solidify your career, all from the comforts of home.

Variety of Institutions

Choose from 25 colleges spread across Ontario, that offer programs related to Early Childhood Education.

Earn More Income

Both programs have the potential to expand your career reach, paving the way to higher paying jobs.

Home-Based Credibility

Benefit from the credibility that comes with being a Registered Early Childhood Educator.

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